About NVNG

Innovative Investment Portfolio Designs

NVNG was founded in Madison by

  • Carrie Thome
    (former CIO of WARF)
  • Linda Leikness
    (former CFO American Girl, PanVera Corporation, Deltanoid Pharmaceuticals, and ARZU STUDIO HOPE)
  • Grady Buchanan
    (CEO of OmniValley)

NVNG has global experience in institutional investment and corporate finance and is nationally recognized for embracing innovation.

Centered on strategic and financial returns, NVNG has a strong focus on providing meaningful impact to the ecosystems in which we operate.

NVNG has expertise in

  • Institutional Portfolio Management
  • Venture Capital Portfolio Construction
  • Bottom-up Venture Fund Creation
  • Direct Investments into Startups
  • Early Company Setup and Formation

We value

  • Directness
  • Integrity
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Striving for Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Humility
  • Having Fun

Carrie Thome

Managing Director

Chief Investment Officer, WARF
Assistant Portfolio Manager, SWIB
Board of Directors, Madison Funds family of Mutual Funds

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Linda Leikness

Managing Director

Chief Financial Officer, ARZU STUDIO HOPE
COO/CFO, Deltanoid Pharmaceuticals
Chief Financial Officer, PanVera Corporation
Chief Financial Officer, American Girl

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Grady Buchanan

Managing Director

Senior Investment Analyst, WARF
Founder & CEO, OmniValley
Risk & Analytics, Northern Trust
Treasury Sales Consultant, Wells Fargo

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NVNG Investment Advisors

111 N Fairchild St #240

Madison, WI 53703